Monday, April 30, 2018

Fact of the Day: Tsaritsyn

Before becoming Stalingrad (present-day Volgograd), the Russian city's original name was Tsaritsyn. 

7 comments:

  1. good information.
    Thanks for your opinion on my last post.

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  2. Wow! Lots of names for people to remember. (lol) Hugs...RO

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  3. A little harder to pronounce.

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  4. I've always felt it was somewhat unfortunate that the name was changed from Stalingrad. I can see they didn't want to commemorate one of history's worst tyrants, but Stalingrad was one of history's most important battles.

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  5. Another leader, another name.

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